Registration is open! Virtual Tapia 2020! September 16-19, 2020

2020 Tapia Conference

So You Want to Work at a Startup: Breaking into Tech

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 (Central Time) — 1:30PM - 2:15PM

This panel will provide a multi-perspective view to prepare aspiring tech talent (job seekers looking to enter the tech industry workforce) for a career in a tech startup. Featuring insights from professionals working across the tech workforce development sector, we will demystify startup culture and resource attendees with best practices and actionable advice for beginning a successful startup career. The professionals on this panel are directly involved in the business of preparing and placing professionals into the tech sector. In addition, each of them has a commitment to racial equity, diversity, and inclusion. Panel topics will include: - Demystifying startup culture - Gateway opportunities & initial barriers to startup entry - Jobseeker positioning and how to put your best self forward - Technical interviews After quick panelist introductions, we will dive right into our panel topics while providing as much time as possible for audience Q&A.

Tiffany Price, Tiffany Foo, Aline Lerner, Ruben Harris